Wisdom in a Whoopie Pie

Sometimes simple is best. Often, less is more. These are important life lessons that are easy to forget. But once in a while, the universe reminds us in the strangest ways. Sometimes, wisdom comes in the form of decadent, creamy brilliance packed between a pair of domed, luscious cakes.

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Ten Ways to Love the Autumn

At my house, the last day of summer is a joyous occasion, but for others it’s a harbinger of dread. As my (northern hemisphere) friends step with me into The Dark Half of the Year, here are some tips and tricks to get as much joy out of the autumn as I do.

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The Dangers of Disappointment

Disappointment is a powerful adversary with a particularly annoying superpower: it can render us unreasonable—even stupid—in mere seconds. Most often, the effects of this despicable foe are fairly harmless, but be careful. Succumb too deeply and you might just find yourself out of your depth.

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Final Preparations and an Excerpt

To say things are busy around here lately would be an understatement.  Pre-orders for the Kindle version of my debut novel The Education of Ryan Gregori continue at a good pace, and I’m feverishly proofing the printed version to make sure the paperback will be 100 percent error free.  With the September 6th release day for both versions looming, it’s all hands on deck to get the really, truly, super-final versions submitted to Amazon and the printer by the weekend.

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